Posts Tagged: William Carlos Williams
Leah Kaminsky’s debut novel, The Waiting Room, depicts one fateful day in the life of an Australian doctor and mother, Dina, living in Haifa, Israel. Dina is trying to maintain normalcy as she goes about her work as a family doctor, cares for her son, and fights to preserve her faltering relationship with her husband, with whom she’s expecting a daughter....more
When there’s emotional truth, there follows a rhythm, and I think a beauty of image, because you’re seeing clearly.
In 1996 Lucia Berlin’s students Kellie Paluck and Adrian Zupp interviewed her for a class on poetics. Published now at Lit Hub, via Picador, Berlin talks about her influences, plain-style poets like William Carlos Williams, Robert Creeley, and Ed Dorn, and the chronic homesickness and loneliness that forged her instinctual mode of writing....more
Sophisticated potentates/misrepresenting Emirates.
That couplet may not win any Griffins or Pushcarts, but it could keep the hackers at bay. According to USC computational linguists and their “Poetry Method” of password protection, Gertrude Stein and William Carlos Williams may have found a second calling as cybersecurity aides....more
When we read this poem in an anthology, we tend not to think of the chickens as real chickens, but as platonic chickens, some ideal thing,” William Logan, the scholar who recently discovered Mr. Marshall’s identity, said in an interview.
It’s a rare feat to be able to locate the tangible sources of inspirations of poetry....more
Daniel Alarcón interviews Alejandro Zambra for BOMB Magazine; among other things, they touch on William Carlos Williams, Chile, bonsai trees, dictators, and beautiful notebooks....more
The 77-foot falls, site of early American industrial plants, has also inspired American writers. The great 20th century poets William Carlos Williams, whose epic work “Paterson” used the falls and the river as embodiments of American spirit, and Allen Ginsberg, who also commemorated the falls in his work, grew up nearby....more